Netflix gets ensnared in Verizon/Level 3 debate
By Josh Long
A quarrel ensnaring Netflix, ISPs and the “transit providers” that interconnect with them underscore the complexities in the debate over Net neutrality that is pending before the FCC.
A fundamental question continues to divide some of the most prominent U.S. communications companies: When a subscriber of the nation’s biggest streaming video service has difficulty watching a movie or television show, who is to blame for the connectivity conundrum? An ISP such as Verizon? The...